16 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

16 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

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Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Pompeii, Italy

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Get out of town with these interesting Pompeii side-trips: Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park and steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pompeii trip itinerary maker website.

Vancouver, Canada to Pompeii is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Pompeii. Traveling from Vancouver in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Pompeii: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence journey planning app.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo and then get in on the family fun at Leolandia.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Milan travel route planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Milan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Athens, Greece

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens to go to Vari and see Seahorse Dive Center, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

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Getting from Milan to Athens by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Athens. Traveling from Milan in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.